• From poverty to possibility with United Way.

    Lani & Mike

    "So much has changed for us because of that one program."

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  • Helping kids be all that they can be.


    "I was one of those kids.

    I was heading down

    the wrong path."

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  • Bill and his daughter Carmen.


    "They told me

    I'd never speak again."

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Our blog

Koats for Kids wraps up the winter sharing 28,000 pieces of YOUR winterwear!

It’s been a bit of a cold winter, as you may have noticed. But Winnipeggers fought back against the snow by doing what we do best: giving generously. Koats for Kids has wrapped up for the season, and we’re delighted … Continue reading

The Scrap Came Back: upcycled art, a unique social purpose.

Art helps people express themselves. For some, it’s the best language to communicate their daily experiences and their observations on life. And now, art is helping people with intellectual disabilities gain employment skills, make a living and find an audience … Continue reading


179 million thanks to our generous federal employees and retirees!

Federal employees and retirees give back to their communities, with over $179 million donated to United Ways across the country in the past ten years. We’re proud to have the 3rd largest federal employee and retiree campaign right here in … Continue reading

The Art of Reciprocity

Two years of research, partnership and hard work culminate in a custom approach to fundraising rooted in Indigenous values and practices–the first of its kind in Canada. Continue reading

What will it take to put a dent in Winnipeg’s homelessness numbers?

There’s managing homelessness, and then there’s ending it. As we work with our community partners, business and government as part of a task force looking at ways to end homelessness in Winnipeg, we’re drawn to strategies that directly address the … Continue reading

The art of our community – on display at United Way of Winnipeg

Art has the power to heal, energize, and bring people together. Art creates dialogue and gives voice; empowers and inspires. For all these reason and more, art factors into much of United Way’s work. The Art of Community is a … Continue reading